Co-creating solutions for the digital bioeconomy

Earth seen from space. Illustration.The network members aim to co-create solutions supporting the digital transformation in the Nordic bioeconomy. By doing so, the network will increase the general awareness of the role of testbeds and digitalisation in the development of the Nordic bioeconomy and also facilitate knowledge and technology transfer between the Nordic countries.

The Nordic Testbed Network is managed by Nordic Forest Research (SNS), Nordic Agri Research (NKJ) and the Nordic Council of Ministers’ working group on fisheries, and is aligned with initiatives such as the North Digital Declaration and the Nordic Bioeconomy Program.

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Norwegian Catapult develops a national infrastructure for innovation

The Norwegian Catapult programme is a governmental scheme designed to assist the establishment and development of catapult centres, with the purpose of accelerating the process from concept to market launch of the product. We got the chance to talk to Bjørn Arne Skogstad, program manager at Norwegian Catapult.   Why are the catapult centres important? …

The Biobord platform connects bioeconomy developers

Biobord is a transnational bioeconomy network that combines different types of bioeconomy actors, to a joint digital platform.   These actors includes researchers, academy representers, business actors, local policy makers, and students. We got to chance to meet Riikka Kumpulainen, linked to Biobord, and ask her a few questions about the platform. How did it …

We are welcoming the Intelligent Organic Farming testbed to the network

Nordic Testbed Network is happy to introduce you to the Intelligent Organic Farming testbed, linked to the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) in Latvia, as a new member.   The testbed demonstrates a close cooperation between research and the industry for growing medicinal and aromatic plants, and production of high-value added plant-based products demanded in …

About the network

Nordic Testbed Network
– supporting digital transformation in the Nordic bioeconomy

Nordic Testbed Network. Logotype.Digitalisation plays a vital role in the rapid development of the Nordic bioeconomy. Access to cutting edge platforms for development, so-called testbeds, where new digital knowledge and technology can be developed is fundamental. To meet this need, and to support the digital transformation of the Nordic bioeconomy, the Nordic Testbed Network was initiated.